News tagged ‘ssd’

Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014

More Durable and Efficient SSDs With Samsung's New 32-Layer 3D V-NAND Flash Memory

More Durable and Efficient SSDs With Samsung's New 32-Layer 3D V-NAND Flash Memory

Samsung has begun mass production of its new 3D V-NAND flash memory, which has better write endurance and is more power-efficient than current-gen flash memory.

Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014

SanDisk Unveils Extreme Pro SSD at Computex 2014

SanDisk Unveils Extreme Pro SSD at Computex 2014

Engineered for gamers, PC enthusiasts, and media professionals who run graphics-intensive applications, the Extreme Pro SSD boasts sequential read speeds of 550MBps and write speeds of up to 520MBps, and features SanDisk's nCache Pro technology to optimize speed and endurance for heavy workloads.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Seagate to Acquire LSI's Flash Businesses from Avago

Seagate to Acquire LSI's Flash Businesses from Avago

Seagate has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to acquire LSI's flash businesses from Avago for US$450 million in cash.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Marvell Unveils World's First Fully SATA Express Compliant Controller

Marvell Unveils World's First Fully SATA Express Compliant Controller

Marvell has just announced its new 88SS1083 controller, which is also the world's first fully SATA Express compliant PCIe SSD controller.

Sunday, 18 May 2014

ASRock's New Ultra M.2 Socket Performance Previewed

ASRock's New Ultra M.2 Socket Performance Previewed

ASRock's new Ultra M.2 socket for forthcoming SSDs looks to be promising, but does it work? At a local ASRock Z97 motherboard launch event, we managed to catch it in action with a Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 SSD. Read on for more details and a snapshot of its results!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

ASRock Redesigns M.2 Interface to Unveil Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 Socket

ASRock Redesigns M.2 Interface to Unveil Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 Socket

ASRock has announced its Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 socket, touted to be three times as fast the current PCIe x2 M.2 interface. This new socket from ASRock is also versatile as it is able to accommodate M.2 devices of various lengths. More details and benchmarks inside!

Thursday, 8 May 2014

TDK Launches SNG4A SSD Series with M.2 Form Factor Support

TDK Launches SNG4A SSD Series with M.2 Form Factor Support

The new NAND flash memory modules enable storage capacities of up to 64GB with SLC type NAND flash memory. Measuring only approx. 22 x 42mm, the modules support use in M.2 slots and will be available from August 2014.

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

Plextool All-in-One Software Solution Released for Plextor SSDs

Plextool All-in-One Software Solution Released for Plextor SSDs

Plextor has introduced a new software to complement their newly released SSD range. With this software called Plextool, users can update their Plextor SSDs with just one click!

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014

Toshiba and SanDisk Begin Mass Production of 15nm NAND Chips

Toshiba and SanDisk Begin Mass Production of 15nm NAND Chips

Toshiba, in collaboration with SanDisk, have announced that they will begin production of 15nm NAND chips at the end of April. The new high density flash chips will enable higher storage mobile devices.

Toshiba Announces Canvio AeroMobile Wireless SSD with Eight Hours of Battery Life

Toshiba Announces Canvio AeroMobile Wireless SSD with Eight Hours of Battery Life

Toshiba has introduced the Canvio AeroMobile, a wireless SSD that lets you store, stream, and share files and media from mobile devices without the need for a cable. Weighing just 119g, it includes 128GB of storage capacity, and features a built-in rechargeable battery with up to eight hours of battery life for video streaming.

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